Why do you need gratitude to be successful?

« Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend »Melody Beattie ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀This is a relatively short quote but it has very … Continue reading Why do you need gratitude to be successful?

My struggle with procrastination

It's been a while (almost a month) since I last posted anything on this blog. I didn't know exactly why it seemed like it was getting harder for me to write. But then again, wait a minute, I think I know.At first, I started looking for excuses (classic, right?): Well, the lockdown is kinda over … Continue reading My struggle with procrastination

About time management and procrastination (Part 2)

In the previous post, we talked about the importance of time. But wait a minute, since time is that valuable, then why are we trying to kill it? We all heard of the expression “we’re killing time”, whether it’s from friends who’re sitting in a café the whole day, or from some family members who … Continue reading About time management and procrastination (Part 2)

About time management and procrastination (Part 1)

What is time management?If we look up the definition of management in the dictionary, we find that it is defined as being “the process of dealing with or controlling things or people”. Of course, there are plenty of other definitions of management, that depend on the discipline you’re using it in, but if we focus … Continue reading About time management and procrastination (Part 1)

No Racism in Islam

In the previous post, we talked about what goes on in the mind of a racist person. We talked about how all things begin with ideas, that form a belief, get associated with feelings of superiority and hatred, and manifest themselves as actions, which can be very harmful.  We also talked about the ways we … Continue reading No Racism in Islam

About racism and how to adress it

Talking about racism OK, this subject was among the most important ones that I wanted to talk about when I first thought about creating this blog. But I always thought that I’ll take my time before I do that. I don’t want to get too muck into talking about politics, but I think anybody in … Continue reading About racism and how to adress it

About effective learning (Part 6): Spaced retrieval practice

You've got this, studying an learning more effectively In the previous posts of this series, I shared with you my personal experience with effective learning as well as some learning strategies that I found to be super helpful whether in school or life in general, because yes life is the biggest school out there, we're … Continue reading About effective learning (Part 6): Spaced retrieval practice

About effective learning (Part 5): Sleep on it

Woman sleeping on desk Oh that’s gotta be my favorite! I am sure you heard that expression before, especially in a situation where you want to make a decision and you don’t seem to be able to come up with the right one, some people will tell you to sleep on it. I used to … Continue reading About effective learning (Part 5): Sleep on it

About effective learning (Part 4): Focused and Diffuse modes

A kid running in the woods Hello again! I hope you're doing well and you're staying safe. In the last post, we talked about the importance of developing a growth mindset in the process of effective learning. Today, it's gonna be more practical, just a ready-to-use method that can help you retain more of what … Continue reading About effective learning (Part 4): Focused and Diffuse modes

About effective learning (Part 3): Develop a growth mindset

Growth mindset In the previous posts (Part 1, Part 2), I shared with you my personal experience as well as the story of my struggles with effective learning. In this post, I am going to introduce one of my favorite tips that helped me learn better in less time. So, without further adue, let's begin! … Continue reading About effective learning (Part 3): Develop a growth mindset